1.7.0 CVS mmap failure

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Jan 11 09:47:00 GMT 2007

On Jan 10 22:38, Christopher Layne wrote:
> > Since overmapping doesn't work on Windows, unfortunately, I implemented
> > the above mentioned technique, which isn't much code anyway.  It
> > reserves a memory lot big enough to fit in the whole mapping, memorizes
> > the address, free's the memory again and then uses the new address in
> > the subsequent real mappings.
> > 
> > This should work (knock on wood) on all systems now.  My testcases still
> > work on my 512 MB machine, so I'd appreciate if you could give the latest
> > snapshot a try on /3GB enabled machines.
> This works on my machine now. So previously why was the former method
> failing, do you think?

Er... haven't we discussed this at great lengths in this thread?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/

More information about the Cygwin mailing list